Once upon a time there was the Mitsubishi Triton. Then came the rise of the SUV. Enter, stage left, the Mitsubishi Challenger, a family wagon based on the Triton. Time passes, and now the Challenger is called the Pajero Sport. It’s still based on the Triton, and in GLX form it’s a basic yet comfortable […]Read More 2019 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX
Car sales people in Australia should have cause to sit back and enjoy a cold one after VFACTS said that 1,189,116 vehicles were sold in 2017. That includes record numbers for Japanese niche filler, and a brand that really should be considered mainstream, Subaru. Korea should also celebrate as Kia saw record numbers as well. […]Read More 2017 Was A Car-razy Year For Sales In Australia
Kia’s Sportage is, possibly, the one vehicle from the Korean company, that exemplifies just how far they’ve come in a comparatively short space of time. The first Sportage was an average looking, average performing, plasticky mid sizer when released in 1993 and is now a great looking, sensationally performing, non plasticky mid sizer in 2014. […]Read More 2015 Kia Sportage Diesel SLi review.
Mitsubishi’s tidy little ASX has been around for a while and was given a new and bigger diesel heart earlier this year. It’s punchy and quiet, sitting nicely behind the Lancer based SUV’s nose and it does the job. Here’s A Wheel Thing’s view. The Driven Heart It’s a 2.2L diesel, only available with the […]Read More Diesel do it: Mitsubishi ASX Aspire.
A Wheel Thing’s week five of the Korean Sojourn wrapped up with a week of Hyundai i30 Elite petrol vs Kia’s Rio with the 1.6 gdi (gasoline direct injection) engine. Having spent time with the i30 diesel only a little while before, the petrol engine’s lack of torque was immediately noticeable whilst the delightful ride […]Read More Hyundai’s i30 crosses the Rio, Kia Rio that is…